Tag Archives: racism

Filthy Disease Ridden Queer

The above appellation is one of the most frequently used by God’s gentle people at Free Republic. But JMG reader Joanna noticed that in a recent post about the Mormon kiss-in, forum moderators removed numerous posts and warned, “Anyone who uses FDRQ again will get a day or more off.” Free Republic was stung last week by widely republished racist ...

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Maddow: It’s Not True, Pat

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HomoQuotable – LZ Granderson

“While those who were at Stonewall talk about the fear of being arrested by police, 40 years ago, blacks talked about the fear of dying at the hands of police and not having their bodies found or murder investigated. The 13th Amendment was signed in 1865, and it wasn’t until 1948 that President Harry S Truman desegregated the military. That’s ...

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Audra Sigler Shay Elected Chairman Of Young Republicans

Despite last week’s flap that she’d encouraged racist language on her Facebook page, this weekend Audra Sigler Shay was elected the new chairman of the Young Republicans. Hundreds of delegates from across the country spurned the controversy in voting for leaders at the group’s convention at Downtown’s Hyatt Regency Indianapolis. Calling the posting political mudslinging, delegates selected Audra Shay, 38, ...

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Perez Hilton Is Worse Than You Thought

If you think your opinion of Perez Hilton couldn’t be any lower, you’ll probably change your mind after reading what he tells Advocate writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis about his dust-up with the Black Eyed Peas, during which he called their lead vocalist a “faggot.” But Perez tells me that, in the heat of the moment that night, he almost chose to ...

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Young Republicans Leader Audra Sigler Shay Accused Of Racism

The Daily Beast is following a growing rift among the Young Republicans after their vice president Audra Sigler Shay appeared to respond positively to a racist comment left on her Facebook page. On Wednesday, Shay—a 38-year-old Army veteran, mother, and event planner from Louisiana who has been endorsed by her governor, Bobby Jindal—was holding court on her Facebook page, initiating ...

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Michael Savage Threatens Watchdogs

Radio loon Michael Savage has threatened to post personal information about the folks at Media Matters on his website. Clearly, he’s hoping for another Dr. Tiller. Right wing talker Michael Savage vowed yesterday during his broadcast that he will retaliate against media watchdog Media Matters for America by posting pictures and “pertinent information” about the organization’s staff on his website. ...

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Boomerang

JMG reader Willym sends in this anti-hate speech poster from his native Rome and provides this (loose) translation: If you call me a dirty [n-word] or a disgusting lesbian, it offends me just as much as me calling you Mafioso because you’re Italian. Racism (prejudice) is a boomerang. Sooner or later it comes back to you.

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Banner Day At English-Only “Conferenece”

The morans at the English-only confab (featured speaker: Pat Buchanan) had a little problem with their banner. Snork! Also: “Building the new majority”? Uh, haven’t they seen the demographic trends for this country’s Hispanic population? Some states are heading for a Hispanic majority within a few years. New Mexico is almost there right now. (Via – Shakesville)

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Right-Wing Comes Swinging For Fox News Anchor Shepard Smith

Today’s top story on World Net Daily, the most widely-read conservative site in nation, is not an alarmed recapping of yesterday’s Holocaust Memorial shooting, but rather a blistering attack on Fox News anchor Shepard Smith for his righteous worry about the alarming state of an increasingly extremist-laden America in which even the nationality of our president is questioned. Fox News ...

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Glenn Beck Guest: Liberalism=Racism

Some talking toupee from the Ayn Rand Institute appeared on Glenn Beck’s show last night to say that the Holocaust Museum shooter was actually a leftist, because, “Racism is a form of collectivism. The right wing is individualist.” Beck goes on to invoke Rev. Jeremiah Wright as an example of left wing racists.

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What Obama Is Up Against In Israel: Racist Dual American-Israeli Citizens

On the eve of the president’s speech in Cairo last week, filmmaker and writer Max Blumenthal and blogger/Israeli peace activist Joseph Dana took to the cafe-laden streets of Jerusalem to ask young people one simple question: “What do you think of Obama and Israel?” The video they captured is very disturbing. NSFW. Joseph Dana: Most of the people that we ...

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Swine Flu Outbreak Fuels Immigrant Haters On Wingnut Radio

Pam Spaulding points us to this Media Matters recap of swine flu quotes from wingnut radio blowhards Michael Savage, Neal Boortz, and Glenn Beck. Savage: “How do you protect yourself? What can you do? I’ll tell you what I’m going to do, and I don’t give a damn if you don’t like what I’m going to say. I’m going to ...

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XenoPhoboQuotable – Rep. Betty Brown

“Rather than everyone here having to learn Chinese — I understand it’s a rather difficult language — do you think that it would behoove you and your citizens to adopt a name that we could deal with more readily here. Can’t you see that this is something that would make it a lot easier for you and the people who ...

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Maryland, About Your State Song….

Maryland is considering removing Civil War expressions like “Northern scum” from their state song. Maryland lawmakers are thinking maybe it’s time to find a way to scrub “Northern scum” — and a few other sensitive pre-Civil War phrases — from the official state song. “Maryland, My Maryland,” set to the traditional seasonal tune of “O, Tannenbaum,” was written in 1861 ...

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NAACP Sues Mortgage Lenders

The NAACP is suing two major banks, claiming they engaged in racist lending practices. The NAACP filed lawsuits Friday against two of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders — HSBC and Wells Fargo — alleging “systematic, institutionalized racism” in their subprime lending.NAACP CEO Benjamin Jealous says, “We are not seeking damages; we just want them to fix the problem.” We have ...

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Rupert Murdoch Apologizes

After a week of protests and demonstrations, New York Post owner Rupert Murdoch has issued an apology for last week’s racist Obama=monkey cartoon. As the Chairman of the New York Post, I am ultimately responsible for what is printed in its pages. The buck stops with me. Last week, we made a mistake. We ran a cartoon that offended many ...

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Post Issues Non-Apologetic Apology

The New York Post has issued a classic “fuck you” apology for Wednesday’s Obama=monkey cartoon. Wednesday’s Page Six cartoon – caricaturing Monday’s police shooting of a chimpanzee in Connecticut – has created considerable controversy. It shows two police officers standing over the chimp’s body: “They’ll have to find someone else to write the next stimulus bill,” one officer says. It ...

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New York Post Hits New Low With Outrageous Racist Sean Delonas Cartoon

Achieving the impossible, scumbag New York Post cartoonist Sean Delonas has outdone even himself with today’s cartoon combining yesterday’s bizarre “monkey critically injures woman” story with a reference to Barack Obama and the stimulus bill. Outrage has been immediate and widespread as thousands of news stories condemning the cartoon have already been posted. Al Sharpton, never a fan of the ...

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Drunken N-Word Cookies

I guess this guy is going to be taken off the Sex And The City tour. Via Gothamist: At at a time when any decent baker should have been selling racially harmonious black and white cookies by the truckload, one Greenwich Village bakery popular with celebrities and shows like Sex and the City has outraged neighbors by selling a “Drunken ...

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